Tag Archives: visual Studio 2013 Preview



Refreshing browsers directly from Visual Studio 2013

The “Browser Link” feature of Visual Studio 2013  allows you to refresh the running web application in all the opened browser.   If you enable this features, Visual Studio creates a channel between the IDE and all the open browser to interact between each other.   By this, sending a “Refresh” command  from the Visual Studio IDE, […]

Function return values inspection in Visual Studio 2013

Visual Studio 2013 introduced a great feature  that helps you to inspect all the functions / nested functions returns values during the current debugging session.  This is really useful when the returned values are  not stored in a local variables and you want to check them. You can actually view then by giving the specific […]

Easy JavaScript Navigation in Visual Studio 2013

JavaScript navigation is now more easy and simple with Visual Studio 2013. The new editor introduced the navigation bar within the JavaScript editor IDE. This editor navigation bar is very common and well know for the developers as we had this with other editor IDE such as C#.

Automatic braces completion in Visual Studio 2013

One of the small and nice features of Visual Studio 2013 you will find is the automatic braces completion.  This will close the braces automatically when we starts the braces. This features will work for C#, VB, C++, F# as well as for JavaScript.  Automatic braces completion works for parentheses, curly and square brackets. Additionally […]

Changing Code Information Indicator Styles in Visual Studio 2013

You can modify the Code Information Indicators styles from the Options dialog windows. This will help you to customize the appearance of  indicator text. You can go to Tools –> Options –> Environment -> Fonts and Colors and then from Show Settings For  dropdown, select Code Information Indicators . On the other hand, you can […]

Search within Options Dialog Control – Visual Studio 2013

Searching items within Options dialog control is no more difficult and confusing. You can now search different options with in Visual Studio Options dialog window.  In Visual Studio 2013, you will find a search text control which will allow you to search different options easily.

Configuring Code Information Indicators in Visual Studio 2013

In the previous two tips ( Check the Unit Test Status Easily and Effectively – Test Status Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview and  Find the References Easily – Code Reference Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview),   we have seen how code information indicator helps us to take a quick glance in the code reference […]

Check the Unit Test Status Easily and Effectively – Test Status Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

In the previous tip you have seen how the code reference indicator help us to find the code reference easily. Visual Studio 2013 enables the similar features for Unit Tests as well.  Test Case Indicator ( Part of Code Information Indicator), indicates the status of the unit test with actual methods as well as in […]

Find the References Easily – Code Reference Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

As a developer one of the common task that we perform during the development is finding the code references using “Find All References” features. This is very much known to us and we all  know why we used it. In Visual Studio 2013, the same things can be achieved in much easier and visualize way. […]

View Code Definition with in Same Code Window – Peek Definition in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Visual Studio 2013 Preview IDE helps us to view the code definition with in the same code window without navigating to other files.  This feature is known as “Peek Definition”.  “Peek Definition” improves the overall developer productivity and getting things in a smart manner.  The fundamental of this features is very similar to how the […]